PSC Commissioner wants to study money savings from using LED lights
Posted on 1/17/2018 3:00:00 AM.
Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell says taxpayers could save millions, if electric companies and cities convert to new energy efficient environmentally friendly streetlights. Campbell is proposing that the PSC conduct a comprehensive review of streetlight technology and how cities can save money by changing over. He says 40 percent of Shreveport’s electric bill is for their 35,000 street lights.
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Governor Edwards and PSC's Foster Campbell seek utility rate reductions
Posted on 1/4/2018 12:15:00 PM.

The federal tax reform bill slashed taxes for a wide swath of different businesses, and after some review the state believes that those tax savings could be passed on to utility customers. Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell says the tax reductions will save some utility companies, such as Entergy and Cleco, hundreds of millions of dollars. Campbell says those savings shouldn’t be stashed.

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Trump visits BR to support Kennedy in Senate race
Posted on 12/9/2016 5:09:00 AM.

President-elect Donald Trump will be in Baton Rouge today to support Republican John Kennedy in the US Senate race. The visit comes after Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence endorsed the State Treasurer. Kennedy says he’s humbled by Mr. Trump’s visit.

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Gov Edwards makes the case on why Campbell should be next US Senator
Posted on 12/6/2016 5:26:00 AM.

In a new ad, Governor John Bel Edwards asks residents to vote for Democrat Foster Campbell in Saturday’s US Senate race. In the 30-second spot, Edwards says Campbell could be the deciding vote against substantial cuts to social security and Medicare. ULM political science Professor Dr. Joshua Stockley says as popular as the governor is, this ad likely won’t do much to help Campbell.

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New Tulane poll finds Kennedy with comfortable lead in US Senate runoff
Posted on 12/5/2016 1:10:00 PM.
A new survey out of Tulane reveals US Senate candidate Republican John Kennedy has a healthy lead in the race against Democrat Foster Campbell in the runoff. Brian Brox, associate professor of Political Science, says they found 59% of respondents said they would vote for Kennedy, while 40% said Campbell is their choice.
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Poll: Kennedy has 14 point lead over Campbell in Senate race
Posted on 12/2/2016 4:45:00 AM.

A new poll from Southern Media and Opinion Research finds Republican John Kennedy still has a strong lead over Democrat Foster Campbell in the US Senate race. Pollster Bernie Pinsonat says the results are not surprising.

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Foster Campbell raises $2.5M for campaign in one month
Posted on 11/30/2016 11:54:00 AM.

Democratic US Senate candidate Foster Campbell says he’s raised $2.5 million in campaign funds in the last month, but will dollars be enough to secure a victory? Political analyst Bernie Pinsonat says while Campbell has raised a decent amount of money, the Democrat’s biggest hurdle is trying to win a statewide election in a red state.

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Louisiana's US Senate race draws national attention
Posted on 11/29/2016 5:02:00 AM.

Early voting for the December 10th runoff is underway, and Louisiana’s US Senate race is drawing national attention. Democrat Foster Campbell says he has drawn support from all over the US, as the party’s last hope for closing the Republican majority in the Upper Chamber.

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Senate runoff candidates can't agree to debate terms
Posted on 11/23/2016 10:39:00 AM.

It doesn’t look like voters will get a chance to hear the U.S. Senate candidates debate again before the December 10th runoff. They could not agree on a date and conditions for the debate. LSU political communications Professor Martin Johnson says it’s disappointing the public won’t have a chance to hear

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Caroline Fayard endorses Foster Campbell in Senate runoff
Posted on 11/15/2016 12:18:00 PM.

After a heated US Senate race, Caroline Fayard has endorsed Foster Campbell in the runoff. UL-Lafayette political science professor Pearson Cross says Fayard had strong words about her opponent going into the general election, like accusing him of being friendly with David Duke. He says this endorsement is about fence mending.

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